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Re: Grub boot of new install.

On Sep 3, 4:00 pm, "Douglas A. Tutty" <dtu...@porchlight.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 11:29:08AM -0700, j...@wexfordpress.com wrote:
> > Both Debian and Ubuntu show this peculiar trait. When I boot and
> > select the first choice from the grub menu the OS goes into a loop. I
> > sign on and then it does another hard boot ultimaely preenting me the
> > rub menu again. .   But the single user boot seems to work. However it
> > is as advertised, just single user.
> There will be somthing starting up in /etc/rc2.d that causes the reboot.
> Shouldn't happen.
> I'm assuming that before it reboots you see something like "entering
> run level 2"?  If not, I suppose it could be something as simple as
> /etc/inittab having an initdefault of 0 or 6.
> Doug.
> --
> T

Ah a wierd solution. I found that the usb plug for my scanner was half
in and half out. (I just replaced some hardware.) When I seated it
properly the boot process righted itself. Onward and upward!

John Culleton

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